[Mediawiki-l] Accessing User's standard.js file?

Platonides Platonides at gmail.com
Wed Oct 27 13:52:32 UTC 2010

Tech Geek wrote:
> Thanks. I was able to put the code in but did not help much. For example, I
> uploaded a file called Test.xls on my Wiki:
> http://wiki.koolsolutions.com/index.php?title=File:TestFile.xls
> But when I click on the link "Edit this file using an external application",
> all I get is a Firefox Download box (I am using Windows Machine) for
> index.php instead. How I can edit this excel file in place using MS Excel
> which is installed on my system.

You need a program registered to handle application/x-external-editor
mime types which can launch Excel for you (and upload the modified file
afterwards). See http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:External_editors

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